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The larva of Plectrocnemia laetabilis McLachlan, 1880 (Trichoptera; Polycentropodidae; Polycentropodinae)
The fifth instar larva of Plectrocnemia laetabilis McLachlan, 1880 is described for the first time, and the main taxonomic characters are figured. The larvae of P. laetabilis are very similar toExpand
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The larva and female of Rhyacophila fonticola Giudicelli & Dakki, 1984 (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae), an interesting Betic–Rifean endemic species
The female and last instar larva of the hitherto unknown Betic–Rifean species Rhyacophila fonticola Giudicelli & Dakki, 1984 are described and figured for the first time. Some notes on maleExpand
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Incidence and causes of deformities in recently hatched larvae of Chironomus riparius MEIGEN, 1804 (Diptera, Chironomidae)
The occurrence of head capsule deformities in first instar larvae of Chirononomus riparius MEIGEN, 1804 was studied under field and experimental conditions. These larvae were obtained by collectingExpand
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The larvae of Polycentropus corniger MCLACHLAN, 1884 and Polycentropus intricatus MORTON, 1910 (Insecta, Trichoptera, Polycentropodidae, Polycentropodinae)
The fifth instar larvae of Poh/ceutropus comiger McLachlan, 1884, and P. intricatus Morton, 1910 are described for the first time and the main taxonomic characters are figured. These larvae areExpand
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The larva of Allogamus laureatus (Navás, 1918) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae)
The larva of Allogamus laureatus (Navas, 1918), an endemic of the Iberian Peninsula, is described for the first time and compared with other known Iberian species. The most important diagnosticExpand
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Monitoring deformities of Chironomus riparius MEIGEN, 1804 (Diptera, Chironomidae) larvae from first to fourth instar: a potential tool for investigating their origin
We monitored changes in the morphology of the mentum and mandibles of Chironomus riparius MEIGEN, 1804 larvae over the entire larval development process. Larvae were reared in isolation in individualExpand
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Seasonal and Interannual Variations in the Frequency and Severity of Deformities in Larvae of Chironomus riparius (Meigen, 1804) and Prodiamesa olivacea (Meigen, 1818) (Diptera, Chironomidae)
Larvae of Chironomus riparius and Prodiamesa olivacea were sampled at intervals overthe period November 1993 and October 1995 from theriver Sar in Galicia (N.W. Spain), with the aim ofinvestigatingExpand
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Ontogeny of individual asymmetries in several traits of larval Chironomus riparius Meigen, 1804 (Diptera, Chironomidae)
In recent years considerable effort has been dedicated to the analysis of alterations in the morphology of individuals, mainly fluctuating asymmetry, as bioindicators of stress. However, inconsistentExpand
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The larva of Drusus bolivari (McLachlan, 1880) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae)
The hitherto unknown fifth instar larva of Drusus bolivari (McLachlan, 1880) is described for the first time and compared with other known similar Iberian species. The most important features areExpand
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